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Hancock County Hornets knock off rival Breck County 22-12

The HCHS Hornet defense was again on display when Hancock County defeated Breckinridge County 22-12 in a game played between longtime rivals at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It feels good. It’s not always pretty but we’re 2-0 on our brand new field and we’re proud of that,” HCHS coach Bobby Eubanks said. The defense set…

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Defense rules as Hornets win on Gillispie TD in overtime

It was a defensive battle in the season opening football game and Hornets fans were treated to a thriller when Chris Gillispie scored in overtime to give Hancock County a 6-0 overtime win over John Hardin at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It was a great high school football game and our kids played lights out,”…

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HCHS Trackers battle against top teams

  The HCHS track & field teams competed in a tri-meet at Heritage Hills (IN) on 4-18. Boys results Alex Basham won the shot put with a throw of 43 feet, two inches. Basham was sixth in the discus at 88–9.5 with Hart Parker of Heritage Hills winning at 128–4. Ben Baker placed second in…

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HCHS boys Track & Field boys compete at Greenville

The HCHS boys track team competed in the March Madness Classic at the Mustang Stadium in Greenville Thursday. “We had some very strong performances at this meet,” Hancock coach Wes Meserve said. “Griffin DeJarnette had the best day I’ve ever seen him have in cross country or track. He ran the fastest split on our…

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Track teams compete at Owensboro Relays

The HCHS track team opened its outdoor season by competing in the Owensboro Spring Relays Saturday at OHS. “We had several athletes who posted very strong performances that were personal or career bests,”HCHS coach Wes Meserve said. “We’re really lacking in field events because we don’t have many kids doing those yet, but I’m happy…

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Track athletes break records at indoor state meet

By Steve Wimmer Athletes from Hancock County competed in the KTCCCA (Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association) Indoor State Championship in Louisville Sunday. Local runners and throwers set school records and gave personal best performances during the event. “I was very pleased with how we did at the meet,” coach Wes Meserve said. “It…

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Hornets battle Louisville team to the wire

  It was an entertaining contest during the final football game of the season at HCHS’s beautiful Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The Hornets scored the last touchdown of the game, but fell 38-30 to the Cougars of Louisville Holy Cross. Hancock County completed its season with a win-loss record of 6-4. “We challenged the boys to…

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Hornets fall 16-14 at Todd County Central

The Hornets saw their playoff hopes dashed when they lost 16-14 to the Rebels at Todd County Central during the final district game Friday. Hancock County will close out its season this week with a ‘Senior Night’ home game against Holy Cross of Louisville. “We made too many mistakes to win this game. We hung…

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McLean controls the clock in 21-14 win over Hornets

McLean County utilized offensive ball control and solid defense to defeat Hancock County 21-14 during a district football game played at Calhoun Thursday. The Cougars improved their season record to 7-1 (2-1) while the Hornets slipped to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in District 2. “This was a tough one. McLean had a good game plan…

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Varsity boys tackle Butler County 28-0 in district battle

The Hornets bounced back after their first loss with a 28-0 victory over previously unbeaten Butler County here Friday. The district win makes Hancock County 6-1 overall and 1-1 in Class 2A, District 1. “This was a battle of two top 10 ranked teams with Butler ranked #6 at the time and us ranked #8.…

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